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Astronomers have found two new planets that could potentially support life

Is anybody home? Astronomers have pinpointed two planets orbiting a nearby star that meet pretty much every requirement for supporting life. They’re almost exactly the same mass as the Earth, they are billions of years old (which means life could have had time to evolve), and they’re orbiting their star at a distance that would support things like water flow and habitable temperatures. 162 more words


NASA releases new image of an impact crater on the surface of Mars

A new image of the Red Planet features some other colors.

NASA has spotted a new impact crater on the surface of Mars, and scientists have released an image of it showing some blue and purple. 322 more words


A Mars Meteorite by Any Other Name

You remember that meteorite from Mars?  The one that purportedly had fossilized Martian microorganisms inside it? The controversy over that meteorite has never been fully settled.   281 more words


Mars in Cancer opposition retrograde Pluto in Capricorn 20th June 2019.

Mars at 22
degrees 28 minutes Cancer is opposition retrograde Pluto at 22 degrees 28
minutes Capricorn at 3.20 am GMT 4.20 am BST 20th June 2019. 56 more words

Astrology Transits

Outer Space: "Ch. 18 - The Escape"

Abandoned SpaceX Station. 20,000,000 miles away from Mars. Year 2118.

Bring me to Mars.“, Zuri muffled to Matteo.
Why? Your Earth is beautiful and so are the human beings. 476 more words


Mars has a brand new crater, and it sure is pretty

Mars, like any other rocky world, has its fair share of craters. These scars of ancient impacts give the dusty surface of the planet some serious personality, and sometimes it’s easy to forget that new craters can happen right before our eyes. 278 more words


What the Space Age taught us: Earth is the best of all possible worlds for humans

Mars was supposed to be next. Surely the moon was just a steppingstone in the conquest of space. For many people who came of age during the Apollo era, it seemed reasonable to assume that in short order the entire solar system would be our stomping ground. 1,865 more words